Electronic Commerce and the Law 2nd Edition has been thoroughly updated in its examination of the law as it relates to electronic commerce. It offers students of business and information technology a comprehensive analysis of the legal environment for establishing and conducting business transactions over the Internet, identifying appropriate legal guidelines for business transactions in Australia and internationally. The authors address legal issues relating to electronic commerce such as copyright, intellectual property, privacy protection, taxation, security, consumer protection, cyberbanking, and electronic payment systems. The text also explores the impact of electronic commerce on the securities and gaming industries. The jargon-free writing style makes this text accessible to all students.